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University of Jamestown Religion-Philosophy Distinctions

University of Jamestown offers a bachelor of arts major in Religion – Philosophy with courses relating to the study of God and the relationship of God to our world. Distinctions of the University of Jamestown Religion-Philosophy program include:

  • Opportunity to minor in Christian Ministry
  • Opportunity to minor in Character in Leadership
  • Students are trained to minister and are provided a wide array of opportunities to put their training into practice both on campus and throughout the community
  • Opportunities to assist the Chaplain in various areas of service in Christian ministry.
  • Personal satisfaction that results from helping others realize the importance of Christian faith and thought for all areas of life.
  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities


Proven Success

  • Students pursuing further studies in graduate school have been accepted into numerous prestigious universities around the country, including Princeton Theological Seminary.
  • Graduates have found rewarding careers in an array of professional positions.
  • The American Association of Medical Colleges identified philosophy majors as having the highest rate of acceptance into medical school of all non-interdisciplinary majors.[link]

Religion-Philosophy Factsheet

Specific coursework for this major is outlined can be Viewed Here or downloaded here.

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

Stephen Reed, PhDProfessor

M.Div. Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary, Denver, CO;
M.A., Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

More information about the chair.

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia


M.A. in Mass Communication, North Dakota State University
B.A. in English (writing) and History-Political Science, University of Jamestown

  • University of Jamestown
    Religion - Philosophy Department
    6020 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

  • Stephen Reed, PhD Professor

    reed@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5545